Tag Archives: Adam Schiff

Schiff Calls For Open House Hearings On Trump/Iran

The Washington Post reports: The deliberations that went into President Trump’s decision to assassinate Iranian general Qasem Soleimani are looking more slapdash and reckless by the hour. What we’re now seeing will require House Democrats to make a serious and sustained effort to get to the bottom of it all. And guess what: We may soon get just such an …

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Schiff: Trump Is Making Threats Against Me [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said recent comments from President Trump about him constituted a threat. “In Guatemala, they handle things much tougher than that,” Trump said Tuesday at the White House while meeting with the Guatemalan president. “I think that’s what he intended it to be,” Schiff told CNN Wednesday when asked if the comments were a …

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Lindsey Graham: Adam Schiff Is Damaging The Country

Fox News reports: Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is preparing for a likely impeachment trial in the Senate, and he lambasted House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., for his actions in leading the inquiry into President Trump. “Adam Schiff is doing a lot of damage to the country,” Graham said. “And he needs to stop.” Schiff is …

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Schiff: Trump Doesn’t Give A Shit About What’s Good For America, He Only Cares About What Benefits Him

The Hill reports: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), a prominent figure in the impeachment inquiry, has said that President Trump, “doesn’t give a shit about what’s good for our country.” Schiff, in an interview with The New Yorker, cited the impeachment testimony of diplomat David Holmes, who said he was told That Trump did not care about Ukraine …

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Graham Swats Down Demand For Schiff To Testify

Politico reports: On Wednesday, a conservative backbencher in the House issued an explosive request to Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham: Subpoena the phone records of House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff. On Thursday, Graham had a succinct response: “We’re not going to do that.” President Donald Trump has joined in as well, tweeting on Thursday that he wants to call Schiff, …

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Rep. Steve Scalise Accuses Adam Schiff Of “Spying” On Rep. Devin Nunes By Publishing His Phone Call Records

From the right wing Washington Examiner: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff spied on the top Republican on his panel by obtaining his phone records and publishing them in an impeachment report, Minority Whip Steve Scalise said Wednesday. “It raises a lot of serious questions,” the Louisiana Republican said. “I want to know all the people Adam Schiff is spying …

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Trump Calls Schiff “Maniac, Deranged, Very Sick, Liar”

“I think he is a maniac. I think Adam Schiff is a deranged human being. I think he grew up with a complex for lots of reasons that are obvious. I think he is a very sick man and he lies. He made up my conversation with the president of Ukraine.” – Glorious Leader, ranting before the international press at …

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TODAY: House Dems To Issue Impeachment Report

NPR reports: Democrats are expected to continue their march toward impeachment on Tuesday with the release of a report summarizing their case — one day after Republicans opened the bidding with a salvo of their own. The majority on the House Intelligence Committee, led by Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., is expected to release an impeachment report on Tuesday that could …

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Schiff Rips John Bolton For Refusing To Testify [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.) said Sunday that his panel will press ahead with its impeachment report even though key witnesses have not testified, in the latest signal that Democrats are moving swiftly in their probe of President Trump’s alleged efforts to pressure Ukraine. In an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union,” …

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Schiff Won’t Rule Out More Impeachment Hearings

The Los Angeles Times reports: The House Intelligence Committee has begun work on its report in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, Chairman Adam B. Schiff, D-Calif., said in an interview Friday. The committee, which on Thursday wrapped up public testimony with a dozen current and former administration officials, will continue working on its investigation while compiling the report, …

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Adam Schiff: Trump’s Charges Could Include Bribery

NPR reports: With the House set to begin public impeachment inquiry hearings against President Trump on Wednesday, the man tasked with leading the Democrats’ investigation says he already sees several potential impeachable offenses Trump has committed, including bribery. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said on Tuesday that he thinks there’s a clear argument to be made that Trump …

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First Public Impeachment Hearing Will Be Next Week

The New York Times reports: House Democrats will begin convening public impeachment hearings next week, they announced on Wednesday, initially calling three marquee witnesses to begin making a case for President Trump’s impeachment in public. The hearings will kick off on Wednesday, with testimony from William B. Taylor Jr., the top American envoy in Ukraine, and George Kent, a top …

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House Panel Releases Transcripts From First Witnesses

CNN reports: Former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told House lawmakers last month that the State Department leaders did not speak up for her because they had concerns that President Donald Trump would undermine it, possibly using Twitter. “What I was told is that there was concern that the rug would be pulled out from underneath the State Department …

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Trump Claims Schiff Will “Change” Ukraine Transcript

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump baselessly claimed transcripts from his impeachment inquiry will be altered in some way by “freak” Rep. Adam Schiff, demanding the GOP release their own versions. “If Shifty Adam Schiff, who is a corrupt politician who fraudulently made up what I said on the “call,” is allowed to release transcripts of the Never Trumpers & others …

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Adam Schiff: John Bolton Will Be An Important Witness

Axios reports: House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said on ABC’s “This Week” that he wants former White House national security adviser John Bolton to testify in the Ukraine investigation, but that he assumes the Trump administration will fight House investigators in court to prevent him from appearing. Schiff said, “John Bolton is a very important witness. We already know …

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Schiff: Impeachment Committees Are Moving Rapidly

The Hill reports: The lawmaker leading the impeachment inquiry into President Trump said Saturday that Democrats are “making rapid progress” in their investigation into the president’s dealings with Ukraine. “We’re trying to work expeditiously, but we’re also trying to be methodical in our work,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), chairman of the Intelligence Committee, told reporters in the Capitol. “I think …

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House Republicans Fail In Bid To Censure Adam Schiff

Roll Call reports: House Republicans tried to force a vote Monday evening to censure House Intelligence Chairman Adam B. Schiff, accusing the California Democrat of purposely misleading the public in his comments on the Intelligence Committee’s interactions with a whistleblower whose complaint sparked the impeachment inquiry. The House voted 218-185 on a motion from House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer …

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Trump Demands That House Censures Adam Schiff

Politico reports: House Republicans took steps on Wednesday to force a floor vote on a measure formally condemning Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), who is leading the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.), the head of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, filed the censure resolution as “privileged,” meaning the House now has to act within the next …

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Trump Again Demands Identity Of Whistleblower

The Hill reports: President Trump early Monday knocked House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) over testimony from a whistleblower who helped spark the House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, saying the person must testify and be identified. Schiff on Sunday said that testimony from the whistleblower who raised concerns about Trump’s dealings with Ukraine may no longer be necessary. “Given that …

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Schiff: Ukraine Whistleblower May Not Need To Testify

Axios reports: House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said on CBS’ “Face the Nation” on Sunday that the committees investigating President Trump and Ukraine may not need testimony from the whistleblower who filed the complaint that set off the impeachment inquiry. Why it matters: Schiff said that asking for a testimony could unnecessarily harm the whistleblower by exposing their identity, …

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